School of Informatics

Prospective postgraduates

Information for prospective postgraduate students.

Taught MSc degrees

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We offer 7 taught Masters (MSc) programmes.

Research degrees

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We offer a wide range of PhD, MPhil and MSc research programmes.

Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs)

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The School of Informatics is involved with five UKRI / EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training.

How to apply?

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The steps you need to take to apply for one of our postgraduate courses.

Why study here?

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Information and links about the benefits of choosing to study Informatics at Edinburgh.

International students

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Information for prospective International postgraduate students.

Visit us

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There are a number of opportunities for prospective postgraduate students to visit the University of Edinburgh throughout the year.

Fees and funding

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Information on fees and funding for postgraduate students.


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Frequently asked questions on scholarships, funding and applying.

Useful links

Research excellence - The School of Informatics has achieved some of the highest marks for research excellence in the UK.

Teaching quality - The School of Informatics has a reputation for teaching quality.

Informatics MOOCs - We run several Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)